Investigations underway after attempted armed robbery in Mayfield

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery in Mayfield overnight, NSW Police say.

Just before 3am (Thursday 30 November 2017), police were called to a service station on Maitland Road, Mayfield, after reports a man was trying to gain entry to the store.

Police have been told a man approached the locked glass doors and signalled the service attendant to open the doors.

When the attendant didn’t comply, the unknown man, armed with a knife began to kick the glass doors.

The door didn’t break and entry was not gained.

Officers attached to Newcastle City Local Area Command attended and a crime scene was established.

As investigations continue, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 180cm tall with blonde hair. He was wearing a black tracksuit at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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